Sociology BA (Hons)

Edge Hill University

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Course info

UCAS CODE L300
Sociology focuses on questions about how we engage in society. It examines how we make sense of, understand, and evaluate the social structures, organisations, processes, cultures and groups we live our lives within. It is a discipline that recognises we are social animals, and that our wellbeing is tied to the welfare of others and society as a whole. This degree encourages you to develop the skills to become a critical independent thinker, exploring and enquiring about social issues and ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
8th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
62nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
72nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
40%
Psychology
30%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%
English Literature
15%
English Language
15%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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06 Dec 19

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 155 reviews

5 star 66%
4 star 21%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 3,168 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 30%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Edge Hill University
CompUniGuide ranking
62nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Edge Hill University is based on an attractive 160-acre campus in the thriving Lancashire town of Ormskirk, near Liverpool and Manchester. Since its inception as the first non-denominational teacher training college for women in 1885, the institution has grown and diversified into a Top 10 Modern University dedicated to shaping the minds and changing the futures of its vibrant community of students. Almost 10,000 students currently study as full-time undergraduates, with another 3,000 enrolled part-time. Edge Hill ranks Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) for ‘consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students’, placing its teaching in the top third of UK universities.

Where you'll study

Edge Hill University

St Helens Road Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ormskirk  0.4 miles away

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